Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Benefits of Therapeutic Cloning in Stem Cell Science

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Therapeutic cloning refers to a process of utilizing SCNT or the somatic cell nuclear transfer for the production of cells exactly matching the patient. The procedure involves the combination of the patient’s enucleated egg and somatic cell nucleus.

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Doctors may then proceed with the harvesting of embryonic stem cells from the resultant embryo, which may then be used in producing tissues matching the body of the patient. This signifies that the created or resultant tissues are not likely to undergo tissue rejection by the immune system similar to that of autologous stem cells.

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